Tropical Storm Danielle 2010 Continues To Strengthen

Tropical Storm Danielle “was strengthened in the last hours by increasing its maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour and could become a hurricane this afternoon,” reported National Hurricane Center (NHC).A tropical storm becomes a hurricane when its sustained winds reach 119 kilometers per hour. The eye of “Danielle” is near latitude 15.1 degrees north and longitude 39.4 degrees West and moving west-northwest, although experts expect to begin to turn toward the northwest from next Wednesday, and will be no threat to any territory.So far the authorities have not issued any notice or storm watch. In the hurricane season in the Atlantic ocean, which began June 1 and lasts until November 30 have formed so far four tropical storms, including Tropical Storm “Danielle” in 2010 and a category two hurricane on the Safir scale -”Simpson”, the maximum scale is five. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) updated its forecast and predicted the formation of 14 to 20 storms and 8-12 hurricanes that would offload its fury in the U.S., Caribbean, Central America and the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters still considered to be a “very active” season because of these hurricanes, four to six could be of great intensity, with winds over 177 mph.